Rhetorical Analysis: Man Takes First Steps On The Moon

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On July 21, 1969, a man named Neil Armstrong took the first steps on the moon. The TIMES of London wrote an article entitled “Man Takes First Steps on the Moon” which captures the moment in great detail of the achievements of Apollo 11. The subject of the article is strictly about the Apollo 11 mission. The occasion is for detailing the event and receiving responses from all over the world about this breaking news. This article appeals to the usually times readers and astronomy fans/majors. This article also appeals to the entire world because it is one of the greatest moments in the history of mankind and everybody was intrigued by it. Through the Rhetorical situation and the appeals to both logos and ethos the article is effective in providing accurate information about the moon landing success. The newspaper's high status professional and recognizable name gives the article implied the ethos. The article is appealing for its logos by using specific details and facts helps everything stay focused. Lastly in the section 'Greatest moment of time', reading about all pride and excitement people around the world felt also leads the audience to relate and feel the same way, making this section an effective appeal to pathos. Overall the article is…show more content…
The subject of his cartoon is people going to the moon and why it’s not a good idea. The occasion of the cartoon is for the possibility of people going to the moon. The speaker is Herblock, expressing his opinion about people going to the moon through his cartoon. The audience is made up of readers of the Washington Post and other newspapers. It also is the audience of people debating whether people should go to the moon or not. The purpose of the cartoon is to visually express Herblock opinion in that people should not be sent to the moon because there are plenty of other problems on

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